04 Experience and Faith

Experience and Faith

For me faith is not intellectual belief but a function of the soul; when my belief has faltered, failed, gone out, the soul has remained steadfast, obstinately insisting, “This path and no other: the Truth I have felt is the Truth whatever the mind may believe.”

03 Difficulties and the Integral Yoga (not dry and joyless) new

Difficulties and the Integral Yoga

“Hardly anyone is strong enough to overcome by his own unaided aspiration and will the forces of the lower nature; even those who do it get only a certain kind of control, but not a complete mastery”

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True Love for the Mother

“…Keep your love pure of all selfish claim and desire; you will find that you are getting all the love that you can bear and absorb in answer.”

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Look up, O child of the ancient Yoga

“Look up, O child of the ancient Yoga, and be no longer a trembler and a doubter; fear not, doubt not, grieve not; for in your apparent body is One who can create & destroy worlds with a breath.”

The New Humanity (HH 107)

Nolini da (Shri Nolini Kant Gupta) ranks among the foremost disciples of Sri Aurobindo. He had the rarest of privilege to have been with Sri Aurobindo right from the revolutionary days. We take up one of his essays on the New Humanity, of which he was surely one.